Similarities in contexts and theorizing: professionalism and inequality
Evetts, Julia (2012) Similarities in contexts and theorizing: professionalism and inequality. Professions & Professionalism, 2 (2). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1893-1049
Official URL: https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/pp/article/view/322
For a long time sociologists of professions have differentiated Anglo-American and European contexts for professional work. The presentation will address this distinction and argue that processes of convergence now render such differences somewhat obsolete except in historical accounts. In addition the convergence of professional systems and of regulatory states is also generating new inequalities both between professional groups themselves as well as within the organizations in which practitioners work.
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